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Jan 18, 2014 3:00pm PST
on overview of the final report of the universal healthcare council and updating reported requirements for the recent healthcare security ordinance or hcso and this is a discussion and possible action item and we have a presentation by the deputy director of health and san francisco department of health and the office of labor standard enforcement. >> we should... yeah. >> all of the lights are on. >> mike, well, any way, i will speak loud. so i just, i want to express my appreciation for you both collin and ellen love for being here this evening and present on this, the universal healthcare council concluded its meetings. the first part of december, and i really also also want to acknowledge colin chowla and amika chandry for the excellent work that they did in compiling the presentation materials, heftc challenge in trying to define the healthcare security ordinance, where it is, and how it works, and then, but even greater of a challenge is the affordable care act. and so, just really want to come mend them for the excellent job that they did and really sort of just going down some
Jan 22, 2014 10:00am EST
is secure at they testified last week before the house science and technology committee. this is two hours. >> the committee on science, space and technology will come to order. well could come to today's hearing, consequences of stolen identity. i will recognize myself in opening statement and then the ranking member. when the obama administration launched, americans were led to believe that the website was safe and secure. as the science, space and technology committee learned at our hearing last november this is somely not the case. we heard troubling testimony from online security experts who highlighted many vulnerabilities of the obama website. these flaws pose significant risk to american's privacy and the security of their personal information. one witness, mr. david kennedy, who has been reinvited for today's hearing, testified that there are, quote, clear indicators that even basic security was not built into the website, end quote. in addition, all four experts testified that the website is not secure and should not
Jan 18, 2014 3:30pm PST
and it has met in the past, the employer's healthcare security ordinance requirement. it rolls over and requires that the funds be made available to the employee for 24 sxhos after 24 months, the funding reverts back to the employer. and the average expenditure rate for the hras is about 25 percent and so what this means is particularly for small business and why small businesses may be disproportionately impacted, the small businesss that rely on and so budgeting for the expenditure and it may be costly for a small business in particular. >> the city mra,plan. and they take it back from the account, and the funds are technically available to the individuals. and at termination of employment, that is different, also. and for employee, at the termination of the employment, the funds revert to the employers for the health reimbursement accounts and for the medical reimbursement, they remain available for the employees and they stay in an account with us, as long as the employee is able to and it can access it and as often as they like until it is exhausted. >> the types of there is on
Jan 17, 2014 6:00am EST
investigates cybersecurity concerns with website. secretary of state john kerry is meeting with his counterparts from canada and mexico to discuss revisions to the north american free trade agreement. he will talk with reporters after the meeting and we will have live coverage here on c-span2. president obama will announce changes to government surveillance programs and data collection. the president is expected to focus on steps to increase oversight and transparency. we will have live coverage from the justice department at 11 a.m. eastern on c-span. in the afternoon also on c-span, we will get reaction to the president's speech and proposed changes to federal surveillance programs. a former cia analyst and a british defense official will be at the brookings institution. live coverage begins at 2 p.m. eastern. next, cybersecurity and i.t. officials testified about whether people's personal information is secure at the website. this house science and technology committee hearing is chaired by congressman lamar smith. >> the committee on science, space and te
Jan 17, 2014 8:00am EST
and have been properly completed. so what's been reported currently is that when we see with that they are running weekly assessments, they are potentially patching the site. but a lot of that activity we're talking about is reactive in nature. that means when we're finding a problem, we're actually fixing it. that doesn't mean we've gone out and found all possible problems or all potential ways that an attacker may leverage that and get access to the site. some might argue that if is actually vulnerable, why hasn't it are been attacked? we've seen that attackers have the fortitude, also the patience to wait til the right time. look at target. did they attack immediately? no. they waited until the right time and the right moment to actually do this. this could be the same thing. they're going to wait until after march, they're going to wait until the deadline, until there's a trove of information for them to to go after, then they're going to target it. so what could with the impact on consumers? potentially, reduced credit ratings, increased difficulty get
Al Jazeera America
Jan 22, 2014 7:00pm EST
and running. the new healthcare exchanges are gaining in popularity. as of three weeks ago, 2.2 million people had signed up since enrollment started in october. the department of health and human services estimate 79% of all enrollees expected plans with financial assistance from the government. back to the 2.2 million people already enrolled. the latest figure shows two-thirds of these people had insurance before signing up. a third did not. so it's becoming clear that obamacare is having a harder time than expected luring uninsured americans to the exchanges. in the first three months of open enrollment only 26% of all uninsured americans even bothered to visit the exchange website. of those who logged on, 59% rated the information as negative. the key reason for the affordable care act is to get more americans health insurance coverage. there is still two months ago before those without coverage might face a potential tax penalty. as for target, their part time workers have an option in the exchanges. something they did not have before. here's patricia with the story. >> reporter: the nati
Jan 20, 2014 11:00pm EST
but of these deductibles are so large that the average family if pay get sick and have to for their healthcare, perhaps $5,000 or even more if the -- there are rugs often separate deductibles for drugs.ption it could be close to $10,000 out of pocket if you have the nfortunate situation where you get sick and that's why you have health insurance. kicks re your insurance in you have to pay premiums -- to eah, we didn't even get this. you got your premiums which are as they have always been for individual insurance but these deductibles are really high. you and i have -- i know i do ave an employer provided insurance. it's about $1,000. deductibles we found ere 3-5,000 and we were analyzing the high for most y people. >> how does that compare to what the ve seen before affordable care act when people went into debt because of expenses? some major surgery where they didn't have insurance and it cost a lot of honey? right.'s it could cost -- we all know and one of the reasons for the law trying to bring down healthcare costs. now have heardby one of the reasons we're paying or for an an x-ray
Jan 16, 2014 3:00pm EST
at we covered several congressional hearing today on the health care law and among them come a look at the implementation of that. we will have the entire hearing later in our program schedule but here is a preview. >> thank you. you know i will bring this up. i've got to do it. i need you to address it. december 19. i asked you a yes or no question. will the enrollment process be ready on october 1 of this year. you said they will be able to go online and a determination of what they will be eligible for. they will look at the plans live and beere they able to see the premium net of subsidy they would have to pay, and they would be able to choose a plan and get enrolled in coverage beginning october 1. do you recall the exchange? >> very well. >> knowing what you know now, would you like to revise the answer anyway. >> it was clearly wrong, but it was also what i believe and what i understood. based on what i had been told. i would like to answer your question if you would permit me. i knew i was going to be asked the question when i came here and i knew it was very close to
Jan 18, 2014 4:00pm PST
ject and healthcare is always an issue for employers because we want to provide for our employees and it is more expensive and complicated and it is easy to roll your eyes and so what i would like to do is get past that myself even. and really talk to the folks that we have consultants that are helping us with this situation, and it is their job and so, but i think that i take some solice in knowing that even scott is confused by this and that is his business. and so, good i am not the only one. and i don't want to make bags. so. but any way, i think that in dealing, and again, dealing with it, you know, on the ground, in our own companies and we will get to sort some of this out and get passed the emotional part tf and figure out how we are going to make this all work. >> thank you >> commissioner white? >> yeah, just to piggy back with commissioner dwight, i too have a, you know, health benefit consultant that is helping me through this, because it is quite confusing. however, maybe, all small businesses don't have that. so, can you tell me a little bit about what the out reach
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Jan 19, 2014 6:00pm PST
bailout to keep the healthcare reformula aflight. charles krauthammer is number one author. the bailout looks like it is going to happen at this point. >> what they call adverse election if you don't have enough young and healthys to subsidize the older and the sicker in these exchanges the insurance are going to lose a ton of money. the numbers are way down the percentage of the young and healthy is so low if this continues there's no reason to think otherwise. the insurers are going to be out a huge amount of money. in the monstrosity called obamacare allows for your tax money and mine to bail out the insurance. i think it would be a good time for the gop to pass a one-line legislation repealing those two provisions in the bill that would be a moment of truth for obamacare. >> if we don't bail out the insurance companies then the risk pool they don't get saved from their bad risk pool. that is when the law starts imploding they are not going to provide insurance for free next year premiums are going to go up. what are we left with single payer the government steps in to take over? >>
Jan 15, 2014 7:00am PST
for affordable healthcare coverage for your family and access to healthcare is essential for every student and their family. in order for the students to perform at their best ability levels, we know that they must come to school, but they must come to school healthy so that they can attends to the ininstruction and actively participate in class and demonstrate their learning, please also visit our website again, to learn which day your neighborhood high school will be hosting this important event. as you all have heard, and read, governor jerry brown proposed a budget this year that is a huge leap forward. and after decades of neglecting our public schools in california, california has recommitted to its children and has begun to put the resources in place to insure that the students graduate with the tools that they will need to succeed and the governor brown's proposed budget that includes the funding for the most vulnerable students in the state as part of the local control formula will begin to turn the tide and although it will take years to recover from the funding we lost and becom
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 6:00pm EST
was hit by the fire truck. her family is suing the city for gross negligence. >> controlling healthcare costs. now one state is about to try something new and controversial. that is next. also the government wanted to hear what americans thought about using sell phones on planes, and there is plenty. a lot of people are not very happy. >> maryland is about to put into place a system to cap it's medical costs. the state hopes to save hundreds of millions of dollars. critics say it will negatively effect the quality of healthcare at hospitals. lisa stark explores the impact of maryland's medical experiment. >> an runnel medical center. now along with every other acute care hospital in the state it faces new challenges. >> these are ideas that had never been tried or tested thon scale. >> reporter: the idea is to hold down hospital costs to force hospitals to live on a fixed budget that encourages hospitals to spend dollars morse wisely and keep patients out of the hospital bed. >> under our current system, the fee for service system, the mover you do, the more you get paid. this model is
Jan 19, 2014 12:41pm EST
, their own e- show that officials were worried that would crash on take off, yet you again to told us in september that everyone would be able to go online, select a plan, learn their subsidy, enroll by october 1. i thank you for being here today. i know the number of times you have made yourself available to testify before this committee and i appreciate that. it seems like you are faced with two alternatives. if you did not know about the problems when you testified last year, or you did and decided not to test -- not to tell congress. patternthe part of the that is so disheartening to the american people. promises made, promises broken. it's hundred million dollars on the website, the administration gave no warning that the disaster was approaching, and now we know that those problems were obviously there. to use the saying that if you like your plan, you can keep it, the president finally apologized for that. what about the decrease in premium that the president promised? hear that promise anymore. recent news reports have discussed narrow provider ofwork
Jan 18, 2014 10:00am PST
. ♪ >> touchdown 49ers! >>> 49ers total access is presented by stanford medicine, the official healthcare partner of the san francisco 49ers. >>> for the third consecutive season, the san francisco 49ers are in the nfc championship game. hello again, everyone. i'm joe fonzi. >> and i'm melissa galvin. >> welcome to this special playoff edition of 49ers total access. coming up on today's show this, is obviously a special time of year for any professional football player. some of the 49ers talked about being in the post season. >> he's one of the keys to the success of the 49ers offense and had a game-changing play against carolina. vernon davis was wired for sound. >> and they have a relatively short history, but the 49ers and seattle seahawks have developed quite a rivalry. >>> what a run it has been for the 49ers to get to the nfc championship game, with road wins over both green bay and carolina. >> in carolina, a real game- changer was the touchdown pass right before half time from colin kaepernick to vernon davis. sometimes timing is everything, and in that game, vernon davis was mic'ed up.
Jan 21, 2014 2:00pm EST
a number of extraordinarily unfounded claims about the security of this scare factor appears to be part of a campaign to frighten people away from's website or i would to make sure we separate fact from fiction today until the american people the whole truth. i would like to go down the line with each of you and ask whether there has been any successful tv attacks against the website. mr. charest, let me start with you. you oversee hhs this incident response team, is that right? >> yes or. >> if there is an attack on you would know about it, right? >> yes or. >> to date i want you to look at me now, has there been a single successful security attack against by domestic hacker, foreign, bad actor, or any other malicious individual group? >> no, sir. there've been no reported attacks of any type, any osha sent in either domestic or foreign. >> mr. baitman, let me turn to you. you are the chief information officer at hhs. my constituents are looking at you, depending on your information. have there been any successful attacks agai
Jan 19, 2014 5:55am EST
in industries such as transportation or healthcare. our goal in colorado is to have every returning veteran employed taking care of men and women who served their country remains paramount for governors. no list of priorities would be complete without the mention of health care, like education and jobs, it remains one of the core issues facing state. the politics of health care have become divisive, but our goal of improving systems and helping states become healthier is not. the national governors association, health care is not just about the affordable care act. we should focus on the issue that unites us or the issues that unite us, not those that divide us. high-value healthcare that is efficient and cost-effective should be the common goal. in 2013, nga hosted more than 52 separate health care meetings with various state officials and these meetings included leadership training, policy academies, and learning networks technical assistance and webinars. in october, nga joined with the national institute of medicine to hold the first of several in- state retreats designed to help think
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Jan 16, 2014 3:00pm PST
. >> is not secure today and nothing has really changed since the november 19 testimony. from our november 19 testimony it's even worse. >> an alarming warning from a computer security expert who says the obamacare website is a breach waiting to happen which would have catastrophic consequences. >> as an attacker if i had access to the infrastructure it has direct integration to the irs, dhs as well as third-party providers as well for credit checks. >> committee chairman lamar smith criticized the administration's sales pitch. >> when the obama administration launched, americans were led to believe that the website was safe and secure. as the science, space and technology committee learned at our hearing last november this is simply not the case >> reporter: democrats complained this was an effort to scare people. >> while we're holding this hearing both the house oversight and government reform committee and the energy and commerce committee are holding similar events, all with the apparent goal to create a sense of fear, thereby manufacturing an ar
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Jan 16, 2014 2:00am PST
experts have been sounding an alarm about how easy it is to hack the government isn't listening. good guy hackers say some of the holes in the site they highlighted back in november have not been fixed. the white house and hhs have taken responsibility for the bumpy start to open enrollment when most people couldn't open the site at all. this is a different story. people got in on the site and entered personal sensitive information on and the sites they connect to for verifying identities. one good guy hacker called david kennedy recently wrote a computer code that could download 70,000 records in four minutes over the internet no hacking required. we will see kennedy and other experts today on the hill. as far as healthcare policy is concerned the hill newspaper is now reporting that 50 more regulations tied to healthcare are on the way in the next year. keep your eyes open in the next few days for new celebrity ads. magic johnson report recorded a spot talking about the importance of insurance for athletes and encouraging people to enroll today. >> p
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Jan 16, 2014 6:00pm PST
figures. and it is not just the medicaid enrollees. the number of people who enrolled on the website is the number that really matters. and they have been claiming 1.2 million. and there is a hearing today that tried to get to how many of those are real. listen to this. >> the most important number has been reported by many news outlets is whether individuals have paid. does the administration collect this information? i'm just asking, do you collect this information? >> right now we are not. but we will be. >> when? >>> as soon as that functionality is built. >> so we don't know at this point how many people have actually paid for coverage? >> that is right. >> you can't do that. you're not supposed to do that. but they keep doing it. and they keep getting away with it. and it is very important that we know how many paid and how many people actually have insurance for the long-term health of the law, dadadada, you know why it is important? because when sick people go to the hospital and they would like to have the doctor that cares for their maladies, and you would just
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Jan 16, 2014 4:00pm PST
% not secure. your personal information can get hacked, healthcare dotted gov has gotten worse. nothing has changed since the november 19th testimony. in fact since the november 19th testimony it's even worse. >> remember this from last november? well, cyber security experts warning congress the obamacare web site poses a great security risk. >> do any of you today think today that the site is secure. >> no. no. >> no. no. >> today back in front of the same house committee. so what do they have to say about now? any improvement? >> is not secure today and nothing has really changed since the november 19th testimony. in fact, from our november 19th testimony it's even worse. i don't understand how we are still discussing whether or not the web site is insecure or not. it is. there is no question about that. >> it is insecure it? >> is insecure absolutely 100%. >> security expert david kennedy joins us. job whether to ask you 100% insecure or that it has even got worse. i don't know which is more appalling statement. let me first start with 100% insecure. no ques
Jan 15, 2014 5:00pm EST
.p. morgan conference, the healthcare conference in san francisco, and like you said, this is like the super bowl of biotech going on right now. effectively, anyone in the world in healthcare is in san francisco this week. about are talking thousands of individuals, trying to make deals, trying to learn things. what would they learn if they asked you, ptc therapeutics, about your treatment for muscular dystrophy? what is it? of the orphan genetic diseases, one of these devastating diseases that affects young boys. this is one of the main focuses of our lead asset, where these boys who cannot otherwise produce a specific protein, our drug is potentially a therapy that will help change the course of these diseases for these boys by effectively enabling them to produce the protein that they can't otherwise produce. >> what classifies a drug as an orphan drug? is for anan drug orphan disease, and orphan is defined as a prevalence of less than 200,000 potential patients. one of these diseases where probablylly it was underserved, but now today, a lot of companies are focused on orphan or even alt
Jan 16, 2014 5:00pm PST
of target and today that tape was used with the healthcare .gov site. >>> an elderly man niss critical condition after a brutal heating -- is in critical conditions after a brutal beating. all of that information is coming up next. >>> thousands of people were treated after that chevron refinery fire in richmond in '012, but that wasn't enough for them to change some refinery rules. regulators from the u.s. chemicals safety board rejected a proposal on new rules for refineries. they would have changed the way they are monitored and forced them to fix potential problems. the proposal was made to prevent incidents like that fire at the chevron refinery. the oil industry opposed the new rules. >>> concerns about the safety of personal information on the website was the topic today. the hearing comes as millions of americans are concerned about data breaches by private businesses. >> reporter: like a lot of people i received this letter from target saying my personal information could have been stolen. the question in congress, if it's happening with big businesses, is it
Jan 17, 2014 5:00am EST
now that the administration knew far more about the concerns prior to the launch of before october 1. uk before us on september 19 and each time you came to this committee in the past year, he promised that would be functional october 1. there were no contingency plans because none were necessary. you insisted to the subcommittee members that everything was on track. i will stipulate that some parts of might be working now. they are only working now because a glitch czar had to be appointed. i do not know how you feel about that stop it upsets me. you came before the committee and told us that everything was ok. we spent hundreds of millions of dollars. we had 3.5 years to get it right and then we had to appoint a glitch czar to get it right. the enrollment numbers are meager. perhaps you have a different story. ayres, canceled plans, broken promises. that is just the start. now we know that your agency failed to heed internal warnings about the lack of readiness of the exchanges. it is my hope today that he will come to the subcommi
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Jan 16, 2014 10:00am PST
on obama care focusing on the sign are security for welcome to hq, i am alisyn camerota. >> and i am bill hemmer. the obama health care site is no safe from a hacker than when it was launched three months ago. mike emmanuel is live and listening to the hill. what did you learn, mike? >> reporter: outside security computer experts call the security around minimal and shameful. the obama administration said there are no confirmed breaches or hacks of the obama care website, but the truth is, according to one security expert, he said the government doesn't really know. >> the security operation center as of november 17th was not built or implemented and if they didn't have it built to detect the attacks that are mentioned here today. to reempsideways they don't know. >> they don't know and that's why they say they don't know. and they are not in the position to know. >> reporter: that expert said he and others are convinced is a massive concern for security. they tried to reassure law makers that the system has a clean bill of health after th
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Jan 17, 2014 2:00am PST
in washington with more on the security. >> security experts steffing th -- testifying this week said healthcare g has a number of weaknesses still. they warn a breech could have catastrophic consequences seeing as it is not getting any better. >> is not secure today. from the november 19th testimony it is even worse. i don't understand how we are still discussing whether or not the web site is insecure or not. it is. there's no question about that. >> it is insecure? >> it is 100 percent. >> health officials are 100 days out after the botched roll out in the fall. one security official said it recently passed a test. another testified there are parts of the exchanges that are still in complecomplete. they told a house committee the automated process for payments is still being built. that being said the house passed a bill requiring health and human services to provide accurate number of those fully enrolled on the web site and john boehner hinted t possible republican healthcare alternative coming soon. we will see. >>> elizabeth prann live for us in washington. >
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Jan 20, 2014 1:00pm PST
. >>> is this why folks aren't flipping for the president's healthcare law that is supposed to insure the uninsured that i isn't doing a good job in the numbers that will stun you. >>> we're told more than two million signed it, but are the numbers adding up? a new sauer have i showing 11%, one out of ten, of the own barak hussein obama kaz employees never had health care coverage. but with more than 6.2 millions seeing their plans cancelled, it looks like we're getting more people losing insurance than getting insurance. to reporter who has been digging all of this much better than i. monica crowley says she is sick of this because she doesn't like where it's going. let's get the read how bad this is. the numbers are a lot worse than we're led to believe. these aren't new enrollees. these are mostly existing coverage enrollees swapping to different coverage. >> right. the administration is going to play up the number that look best for them. they're going to try to make it seem as if as maybe people as they can have signed up for insurance, but as you say, this sort of makes clear that it's not as
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Jan 20, 2014 11:00pm PST
a healthcare program that truly looked out for the marginalized and the poor. however, the affordable healthcare act was supposed to address issues like prevention. it does not. it does not level the playing field. it does not help people to get healthier. it just simply shifts the payment of the bill to someone else. and it supposedly guarantees affordable healthcare for everyone. and it really does not. because the healthcare costs are continuing to skyrocket, and we are going to reach a point in time in this country when we are no longer going to be able to afford these sicknesses. we need to address health in a way that promotes health and not simply pays for sickness. >> reverend, let me ask you another question to comments he made to the new yorker magazine. the president saying no doubt some folks who really dislike me because they don't like the idea of a black president. now, the flip side of it is, there are some black folks and make some white folks who really like me and give me the benefit of the doubt precisely because i'm a black president. reverend, your thoughts on th
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Jan 19, 2014 11:00am PST
? birth dates? and you also say that because is linked to the irs and the department of homeland security, you could also get in to see what they said about the individual person who had signed up. how do you know that, again, how do you know that you can get this and even get into irs and get into dhs, and if in fact that's the case, what could a hacker do with an awful lot of private information? >> that's a great question. what you look for in assessing websites, i've been doing website security for a number of years, we break into websites all the time, and this is my area of expertise. we look at problematic areas around the website. and if you're seeing these type of exposures just on the website just by looking at it, there's a much more larger problem on the inside. and it's 100% certainty because of how the website was designed and how it was architected and how it was sped along. i used this example in congress, if a car is driving by and i've been a mechanic for four years instead of security, and the engine is making clanking sounds or blue smoke is poppin
Jan 21, 2014 12:00pm EST
congress last week there have been no reported hacking of health care to the governor so far -- so far. it was part of the house oversight committee hearing on the security of private information on the site. a security expert from the centers for medicare and medicaid services also testified. this is just over two hours, ten minutes. [inaudible conversations] >> the committee will come to order. the oversight committee exists to secure two fundamental principles. first, americans have the right to know that the money washington takes from them is well spent. and, second, americans deserve an efficient, effective government that works for them. our duty on the government reform committee is to recollect these rights. -- protect these rights. our solemn responsibility is to hold government accountable to tax pay dwhrers -- taxpayers, because taxpayers have a right to know what they get from their government. we must work tirelessly in partnership with citizen watchdogs to provide the american people the facts and bring genuine reform to federal bureaucracy. we are here today
Jan 16, 2014 3:00pm PST
rhetoric, about universal healthcare, and who should get that... should that be extended to the entire population? i think a good place to start is with the children. my god, we should be trying to take care of our children. you know, the issues about adults are very complex, and, you know-- many adults-- the reasons they're unhealthy are because of things they do themselves or do to themselves. but kids are incredibly vulnerable, and i would think it would have to be a priority of ours to try and protect and ensure their health. marc shiffman: there are too many people out there... who are senior citizens-- fixed low income. medicare is their only insurance, and as they get older, as they get sicker, as they need more medications, they are having to make difficult choices. - hi. how are you doing today? - hello, mrs. phillips. - how are you? - it's good to see you. my social worker spends some time almost every day calling up drug companies, filling out forms to get special dispensations for medications. people break pills in half to stretch them, or they just go without because they'
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Jan 16, 2014 8:00am PST
. >> my concern is that is a major target potentially for hackers, looking to steal not only personal identities but also information that could be used to steal their identity. although i understand does not store that information, it pass that is information back and forth between third party government sites and other organizations. >> reporter: now supporters deny the claims saying that the website has been strengthened and the criticism is another attempt to undermine the law or affordable care act act law. jon: $50 million you say they're spending on the ads? >> reporter: on nba games alone. it is a much broader advertising campaign involving hundreds of millions. jon: that is a lot of tax money. wendell goler thank you. jenna: down the way from the white house not one, but three different hearings on obamacare are under way on capitol hill but they all have a single focus. the ongoing security problems with congressional investigators are looking into changes made to the exchange website since it went live october
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 3:00am EST
've got a huge social problem. why should we concentrate on education. we've got to provide healthcare. we've got a polio epidemic we have to watch for, and we've got to watch for the other means that people will survive. but if you don't give children education they lose hope. they can't plan for the future. they can't think of jobs they can do after the conflict is over. >> the education system in lebanon is already incredibly stretched. >> how much money are you going to need, and where is it going to come from? >> we need $200 million a year. that's very cost effective for hafor400,000 children who shoule in school. we've got an indication of support for western agencies. some of the arab countries are considering support, and we believe this could be up and running in weeks. 400,000 children backing in weeks. that's why we've issued this appeal. >> it is going to be difficult to raise that money for education. >> it's going to be difficult because it's almost an after thought. but if you know that this conflict is continuing and if you know that the traditional conflict will last ten
Jan 16, 2014 5:00am EST
, governors came together to identify and share best practices as part of a healthcare sustainability task force led by governor john fromaber and the governor tennessee to strengthen the state-federal partnership and improve the quality of healthcare while at the same time again reducing costs. that task force and its finding will be discussed at the february meeting in washington. governors are taking a variety of different leads on this issue. his entire state of the state address to the issue of drug abuse including the abuse of prescription drugs and how it leads to more serious concerns about heroin addiction. if you have not read his state of the state, i would advise you to do so. it's remarkable. this nation's infrastructure provides the skeletal structure that connects us to one another. we talk about infrastructure but you only think about highways, transit systems that connect people and places. infrastructure is more than surface transportation. it includes utility systems that connects us to power and water, schools, public buildings that connect us to opportunity and partici
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Jan 19, 2014 2:30am EST
healthcare coverage. hey, something all the panelists argue against. the union density is sometimes 10 to 20 points higher than what the u.s. has. what say you, eric? >> it has a lot of the things you mention. limited government. jonathan, i will go to you, one of the worst scoring we have in the survey is limited government. we have score 48 out of 100 on government spending and 66 out of 100 in fiscal freedom. >> our trajectory is down. free market means free people. the economy is how free people interact in a free society. it started under bush but worse under obama. the only country that went down every year for seven years. it's taxes and regulation. intervention. the loss of property rit and the loss of choice. we have seen that recently with the president. >> here is the thing for me. it's not like we weren't warned of this. listen to the sound bite we dug up after the beginning of president obama's presidency. it may have been before and we still lechted him. watch. >> if someone wants to build a coal powered plant, they can. but it will bankrupt them. >> michelle, he warned us. the
Jan 17, 2014 6:30pm PST
costs over a couple times. it is just healthcare they head to the lost legacy nobody does it get the wood you just next door to the hospital as the korean protection accorded to fight back in two thousand and ten jointly funded by bridget koreans americans is designed to educate students in a variety of occasions including vehicle with copics construction. well the bombing and that tricks like to compute overpass and decrepit. he tends not to spare. two million total what goes on. it was. bill hall. in order to get it over the children. the char us ait study life expectancy increase from forty to sixty two. and is there del freak when she was in nelson schools textures be held on to the top of the stylist on the entry and you want one of the spurs top of their institutions the focus on improving education and healthcare. stochastic or a boss but some textbook which helped the country which works towards the future they seem to get things done that last for three to five years to protect against all the different strains of flu around the world including possible pandemics like th
Jan 20, 2014 3:30am PST
vacancies posting resumes and sending responses in the field of healthcare art teacher teach that easy in two thousand thirteen overall this was posted six thousand three hundred and ninety vacancies in the field of healthcare and pharmaceuticals health care pharmacy professionals or more consenting responses to publish vacancies in the second half of two thousand thirteen career starts to publish taken season was the level two hundred and seventeen percent drop in fifty nine percent compared to january. the two thousand thirteen employees received twenty resumes for teaching because he published the average minimum and maximum salaries set by the boys were hard and six thousand tpa forty two thousand team in four hundred thousand gb respectively. in two thousand thirteen. china overtook the united states the world's largest with straighter. according to the international monetary fund forecast it would take china just another four years to secure the gdp level that is close to the us in terms of purchasing power parity in shares in global gdp according to ms levy's the money goes to t
Jan 16, 2014 5:00am PST
said he worried about security weaknesses before the launch of the healthcare dot website. -- dot governor with website. he was concerned about the affordable healthcare website. >>> many have had fewer problems than the federal one but we are hearing it may not be the case for the spanish one. once you click to sign up, everything is in english. their concerns, they are discouraging many from signing up. >>> what we are now learning about continuing investigations. >>> and they are accused of break being labor laws on black friday. >>> right now we are looking at highway 92, the san mateo bridge, it is pretty good but there are some spots where we have some stop and go traffic, i will tell you where. >>> they hit and we'll see how much for how much longer. good. good answer. check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's. all i learned was a new definition o
Jan 15, 2014 8:00am PST
and this is a critical, public health pleasure and we know, that we have a growing healthcare epidemic in this country, including among our kids, a various health that are distributely atribable to sugary beverage and particularly the growth of type two diabetes to the point where the sugary befrage consumption, and one in three will develop it in their lifetime and that is one in three and that is a healthcare catastrophe for this country and we know that they present a unique risk of health risk, and that is, worse than all of the food that has sugar in it. we know that our diet is being overwhelmed with calories from sugarry beverages that the way that the beverages are absorbed into the body is different than the sugary food that it does not turn off your appetite that you can consume huge amounts of sugar without ever feeling full we, know that one 12-ounce can of soda can have ten tea spoons of sugar and a big gul p can have 50 tea spoons this is a risk that is different in-kind than other risks to our health and to our kids' health. and we have been putting together and i really wanted to just
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